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Vitor Gonçalves via guitarclub.com.br (left); Sandro Albert by Jimmy Katz (right)

Vitor Gonçalves via guitarclub.com.br (left); Sandro Albert by Jimmy Katz (right)

The Jazz Gallery is pleased to present the Vitor Gonçalves Quartet and the Sandro Albert Quartet on Thursday, September 19th as part of the Savassi Festival. This year marks the first New York festival (Savassi originated in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 2003), and will feature interpretations of Brazilian music composed by legends like Hermeto Pascoal, Milton Nascimento, Toninho Horta, and Paulo Moura, as well as more contemporary works.

The festival continues through September 25th, with performances at venues all over the city, including  Smalls Jazz Club , Shapeshifter Lab, The Bitter End, Cornelia Street Café, Le Poisson Rouge, and more. For a complete listing of Savassi-related performances, workshops, and other goings-on, take a look at their schedule here.

The Vitor Gonçalves Quartet and the Sandro Albert Quartet perform at The Jazz Gallery this Thursday, September 19th, as part of the Savassi NY Festival. The Vitor Gonçalves Quartet, performing “A Tribute to Hermeto” at 9 p.m., is Vitor Gonçalves (piano), Todd Neufeld (guitar), Thomas Morgan (bass), and Richie Barshay (drums).

The Sandro Albert Quartet, performing at 10:30 p.m., is Sandro Albert (guitar), James Weidman (piano), Rich Hammond (bass), and Ari Hoenig (drums). Sets at 9 and 10:30 p.m., $20 general admission and $10 for Members. Purchase tickets here.